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On a planet where veganism is now one of Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movements, we thought it would be fun to show you that you can bring out the herbivore in you on more than just the home turf. Veganism is viewed as trendy, and it would appear that restaurant’s all over the globe have picked up on this and replicated the trend in their spaces. So…come and explore the best vegan food the world can offer!
This vegan restaurant, found in Manchester, boasts the motto “Burgs, Bakes, Booze, All Plants, No Pain”. The menu is filled with traditional dishes, all with a vegan spin. They hand form their beefy patties in house and drinks include the ‘Karma Kola’ made with cola nut, vanilla bean and organically grown and produced sugar cane. This café really is a resolution on the vegan front.
Narcissa, New York
Narcissa in New York City not only provides for picturesque settings within the Standard Hotel in the East Village but they offer a full vegan tasting menu, inclusive of four to five dishes. Recommending dishes include a carrot wellington with mushrooms, sunchokes and gremolata. The farm-to-table concept at Narissa is sure to please any plant-based eater.
Plant, Cape Town
We’re off to Cape Town, and here you will find Plant which was established in 2013. The simplicity of the name is captivating and the restaurant promotes plant-based food choices. This spot in Cape Town allows for vegans and those with food allergies to find beautiful food without sacrificing taste. If that’s not enough to float your vegan boat then know that a percentage of Plant’s profits are donated to human-based or animal-based charities. Pretty cool hey?
The Herbivores is such a small space on Staunton Street and seats only 26 diners. However, this doesn’t take away from their unique menu, offering Japanese crunch salads and wedges served with homemade cocktail sauce and deep-friend in Omega 9 oil. Herbivores, get yourselves to this vegan-friendly spot now!
In Dubai, raw vegan restaurants tend to be pretty hard to come by. However, in a corner of Lafayette Gourmet is a pop-up cafe, serving a 10-dish menu of vegan food. Not only is this hidden gem the perfect excuse for you to stick to those new year’s resolutions, but the funky flavours will make it a unique experience, inclusive of spiralised courgette spaghetti made with local heirloom tomatoes and vegetable curry with cauliflower “rice”. There’s a reason that the word “best” is in the name.
Gro in Stockholm scream earthy and raw in their colour scheme. You only have to take a look at their insta to know they take this stuff pretty seriously, priding themselves on presentation as well as their food. The menu is incredibly simplistic but equally, you can tell a lot of though has gone into it, including all the right ingredients. Black currant, kale, sea buckthorn and pain d’epice being just some of the tasty treats found at Gro.
Roca Moo, Barcelona
Roca Moo in Barcelona is an award-winning Michelin star restaurant which offers a hypermodern and creative vegan tasting menu. Despite being more expensive than the other vegan hot spots, the restaurant is renowned for accommodating those who have specific dietary requirements. The food is presented exquisitely and tasting-menu dishes include their “Mediterranean garden.
Vedge puts vegetables in the spotlight and prides itself on being a “foodie’s” restaurant. The meal choices scream flavour with a Wood and Fire salad, Fancy Radishes and Stuffed Avocado being just some of the quirky, earthy dishes to choose from. If you leave satisfied, why not take a look at Vedge’s very own cook book which incorporates the recipes for all dishes served.